Innovator Spotlight

  • Esther Dyson

    Entrepreneur and Business Leader

    Esther Dyson has devoted her life to discovering the inevitable and promoting the possible. As an investor/commentator, she focuses on emerging technologies and business models, emerging markets and emerging companies. In 1994, she was one of the first to explore the impact of the Net on intellectual property in her own (paid-subscription) newsletter Release 1.0 and in Wired. In 1997, she wrote a book on the impact of the Net on individuals’ lives, Release 2.0: A design for living in the digital age.

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  • Dawn Danby

    Sr. Sustainable Design Program Manager at Autodesk

  • Mark Danner

    Author, Journalist & Professor on Foreign Affairs

  • Soraya Darabi

    Co-Founder of Zady

  • Angelica Das

    Assocate Director at Center for Social Media

  • Jamie Daves

    Co-Founder & CEO at LearnerX

  • Adam Davis

    Partner at Ecosystem Investment Partners

  • Ruth Deakin Crick

    Reader in Systems Learning & Leadership at University of Bristol

  • Mary Dejevsky

    Chief Editorial Writer & Columnist at The Independent

  • John Della Volpe

    Director of Polling at Harvard’s Institute of Politics and Founder and CEO of SocialSphere

  • Brad DeLong

    Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley

  • David desJardins

    Investor, Philanthropist & former Software Engineer at Google

  • Ira Deutchman

    Managing Partner of Emerging Pictures & Film Program Chair at Columbia University

  • Leslie Dewan

    Co-Founder & CEO at Transatomic Power

  • Mandeep Dhillon

    Co-Founder & CEO of 1StudentBody

  • Suzanne DiMaggio

    Director of New America NYC & Director of The U.S.-Iran Initiative

  • Cassie Divine

    VP, Self-Employed Business Segment Leader at Intuit